Barcelona May testing (2016)

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Wehrlein in no doubt he is ready for Mercedes F1 drive

Pascal Wehrlein has no doubts he would be ready to step up to a race seat with Mercedes in Formula 1 if a vacancy opens up, after his latest test for the team.

Massa says radical Williams aero can help 2016 car

Felipe Massa hopes that Williams' radical aero tests at Barcelona this week, primarily aimed for its 2017 project, can help the team extract more performance from its current car.

Kvyat hails "crucial" day of testing with Toro Rosso

Daniil Kvyat says Wednesday's productive day of testing at Barcelona was "crucial" for him in making progress understanding the Toro Rosso F1 car.

Verstappen says new Renault engine a "positive" step

Max Verstappen has given the updated Renault engine the thumbs-up after testing it for the first time in Barcelona on Wednesday.

Barcelona F1 test: Verstappen keeps Red Bull on top

Max Verstappen's fastest time from the morning was enough to see him end the final day of the Barcelona Formula 1 in-season test on top on the timesheets.

Magnussen wants new Renault engine for Monaco

Kevin Magnussen says he would like Renault to introduce its new engine for the next race in Monaco, after claiming it is already a step forward in both driveability and power.

Barcelona F1 test: Verstappen quickest on second morning

Max Verstappen topped the times on the final morning of the in-season Barcelona Formula 1 test on Wednesday, as Renault's upgraded engine continued to shine.

Wehrlein gets last-minute Mercedes call-up at Barcelona

Pascal Wehrlein has got a surprise call up to the Mercedes team for the final day of in-season Formula 1 testing at Barcelona in Spain.

Upgraded Renault engine will "surprise" people - Ocon

Renault third driver Esteban Ocon says people will be 'surprised' by the step forward the manufacturer has made with its upgraded Formula 1 engine, following its first test on Tuesday.

Rosberg says Spanish GP controversy now "over"

Nico Rosberg says the controversy following his accident with teammate Lewis Hamilton in the Spanish Grand Prix is now "over".

Lynn not allowed to push with 2017 aero package

Williams test driver Alex Lynn says he was not allowed to push while running with the team's package to simulate 2017 downforce levels during F1 testing in Spain on Tuesday.

Ricciardo feels upgraded Renault engine a step forward

Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull is happy with the step that Renault has delivered with its upgraded engine, as he backed a push to try to get it in the car for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Barcelona F1 test: Vettel ends first day on top for Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel topped the times on the opening day of the first in-season Formula 1 test at Barcelona on Tuesday, with a lap better than he had managed in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Vettel convinced F1 title is not lost

Sebastian Vettel remains convinced that he can win the Formula 1 championship this season, despite the latest setback at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Barcelona F1 test: Button leads first morning for McLaren

Jenson Button made the most of some supersoft tyre runs to lead the way on the opening morning of the first Formula 1 in-season test day at Barcelona in Spain on Tuesday.

Rosberg returns to action as Barcelona F1 test begins

Nico Rosberg returned to his Mercedes Formula 1 cockpit on Tuesday for the first time since his Spanish Grand Prix collision with Lewis Hamilton, as the first in-season test got underway at Barcelona.

Red Bull to use Verstappen, Ricciardo in Barcelona F1 test

Red Bull has elected to call up both its race drivers for this week's Barcelona Formula 1 test, as it bids to fully evaluate Renault's updated engine.

Ferrari drafts Vettel for crucial Barcelona F1 test

Ferrari is drafting in Sebastian Vettel for crucial tests at Barcelona in Spain on Tuesday to try to get to the bottom of its qualifying woes.